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Organic Forms and Publications

Program Manager: Brenda Book
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Below is a collection of the forms and publications regarding organic certification and organic input material registration. Please note, these forms are provided without context or instruction. Refer to the new applicant,  certified operation, or input material registrant pages to determine which forms or publications may be relevant for your farm or business.

Organic Certification

Organic Certification Update Forms

Name of document Fillable form Printable form
Organic contact information (AGR 2515) Word 29 KB PDF 101 KB
Site update information (AGR 2516) Word 29 KB PDF 163 KB
Facility and location information (AGR 2519) Word 29 KB PDF 100 KB
Co-processor and custom handler information (AGR 2522) Word 30 KB PDF 207 KB
Input material list (AGR 2196) Word 29 KB PDF 105 KB

New site and product applications

New site application

Crop and livestock producers need to complete a new site application for each new site they would like to use to grow an organic crop or pasture livestock on. 

Name of document Fillable form Printable form
Site application (AGR 2264) Word 413 KB PDF 362 KB
Previous land use declaration (AGR 2262)1 Word 32 KB PDF 225 KB

1 The previous land use declaration is not needed for each new site, refer to the new site application to determine if a previous land use declaration is needed

New product application

Handlers and processors need to complete either a new handled or new processed product application for any products they would like included on their organic certificate. Processed products are single or multi-ingredient products that are cut, mixed, cooked, brewed, or otherwise processed by your business. Handled products are any crops or products produced or processed by another operation that you are handling but not otherwise processing.

Name of document Fillable form Printable form
Handled product application (AGR 2524) Word 31 KB PDF 195 KB
Processed product application (AGR 2523) Word 32 KB PDF 196 KB

Additional product forms

The new product application may prompt you to complete additional forms depending on the ingredients and labels used for the product. These additional forms are linked directly from within the application and available online in the table below. These additional forms are not applicable for all products and do not need to be completed unless noted within the application.

Name of Document Fillable Forms PDF Forms
Single Ingredient Product Formulation (AGR 2179) Word 30 KB PDF 107 KB
Multi-Ingredient Product Formulation (AGR 2178) Word 33 KB PDF 130 KB
Non-Organic Ingredient Affidavit (AGR 2252) Word 29 KB PDF 207 KB
Commercial Availability Record (AGR 2251) Word 29 KB PDF 199 KB
Natural Flavor Product Questionnaire (AGR 2700) Word 31 KB PDF 221 KB
Organic Label Approval Verification (AGR 2724) Word 32 KB PDF 212 KB

Name of Document Fillable Form Printable Forms
Section A. Seeds Word 58 KB PDF 32 KB
Section B. Transplants (Annual Seedlings) Word 55 KB PDF 33 KB
Section C. Perennial Stock: Planting and Grafting Word 56 KB PDF 28 KB
Section D. Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrient Management Word 63 KB PDF 42 KB
Section E. Natural Resources and Biological Diversity Word 63 KB PDF 39 KB
Section F. Weed Management Practices Word 56 KB PDF 23 KB
Section G. Pest Management Practices Word 57 KB PDF 25 KB
Section H. Disease Management Practices Word 56 KB PDF 24 KB
Section I. Farm Equipment Word 56 KB PDF 23 KB
Section J. Harvest and Transportation Word 58 KB PDF 32 KB
Section K. Storage Word 60 KB PDF 29 KB
Section L. Packing Word 68 KB PDF 47 KB
Section M. Recordkeeping Word 57 KB PDF 29 KB
Section N. Wild Harvest Word 42 KB PDF 124 KB
Section O. Fungi Word 45 KB PDF 42 KB
Name of Document Fillable form Printable form
Section A. Livestock Flow Chart Word 221 KB PDF 23 KB
Section B. Origin of Livestock Word 242 KB PDF 31 KB
Section C. Livestock Living Conditions Word 273 KB PDF 41 KB
Section D. Pasture Word 281 KB PDF 244 KB
Section E. Feed Rations Word 233 KB PDF 145 KB
Section F. Livestock Health Care Word 250 KB PDF 31 KB
Section G. Livestock Product Handling Word 238 KB PDF 27 KB
Section H. Recordkeeping Word 250 KB PDF 31 KB
Name of Document Fillable form Printable form
Section A. Harvest and Transportation Word 231 KB PDF 28 KB
Section B. Receiving-Incoming Organic Products and Ingredients Word 239 KB PDF 28 KB
Section C. Cleaning, Sanitation Word 238 KB PDF 29 KB
Section D. Packing Word 237 KB PDF 28 KB
Section E. Post Harvest Materials Word 255 KB PDF 30 KB
Section F. Water Word 239 KB PDF 29 KB
Section G. Packaging, Storage Containers, and Shipping Containers Word 235 KB PDF 28 KB
Section H. Shipping - Outgoing Products Word 228 KB PDF 25 KB
Section I. Pest Management Word 263 KB PDF 34 KB
Section J. Quality Assurance and Recordkeeping Word 240 KB PDF 33 KB
Section K. Product Flow and Equipment List Word 244 KB PDF 34 KB
Section L. Storage Word 233 KB PDF 26 KB
Section M. Product Composition and Ingredient Verification Word 244 KB PDF 34 KB
Section N. International Trade Word 105 KB PDF 221 KB
Name of Document Fillable Forms PDF Forms
Crop producer system plan (AGR 2121) Word 149 KB PDF 248 KB
Livestock producer system plan (AGR 2254) Word 485 KB PDF 399 KB
Handler and Processor system plan (AGR 2180) Word 515 KB PDF 468 KB

New application for organic certification

Name of document Fillable form Printable form
New application for Organic Certification (AGR 2500) Word 49 KB PDF 200 KB
New applicant fee (AGR 2499) Word 34 KB PDF 118 KB

Organic Certification Renewal Application

The organic certification renewal application cannot be completed without your operation's Certified Operation Profile. A unique certified operation profile is generated for each farm or business annually and sent to you along with the renewal application. Contact us if you need additional copies of the certified operation profile or other renewal forms.

Export Applications

Name of document Fillable form
European Wine Approval Application (AGR 4015) Word 38 KB
EU Export Certificate Application PDF 914 KB
US-Canada Equivalency Self Affirmation (AGR 4032) Word 31 KB
US-Canada Equivalency Applicatin (AGR 4003) Word 30 KB
TM-11 Export Application (AGR 2160) Word 32 KB
NAQS Import Certificate PDF 60 KB

Organic Certification Factsheets

Name of document Printable form
Seed, Annual Seedling and Planting Stock Guidelines (AGR 3000) PDF 119 KB
Treated Wood Guidelines (AGR 3003) PDF 130 KB
Crop Rotation Guidelines (AGR 3004) PDF 81 KB
Flood Events and Certified Organic Farms (AGR 3005) PDF 131 KB
Guidelines for Using Mulches and Weed Barriers (AGR 3007) PDF 148 KB
On Farm Poultry Processing in Organic Production (AGR 3008) PDF 167 KB
Selling Organic Ruminant Slaughter Stock (AGR 3009) PDF 97 KB
Organic GAP Factsheet (AGR 3010) PDF 156 KB
Recordkeeping Requirements (AGR 3011) PDF 122 KB
Business Licensing Requirements (AGR 3012) PDF 159 KB
Manure and Compost Application Timing (AGR 3013) PDF 261 KB
Preventative Practices: Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease (AGR 3014) PDF 160 KB
Water Quality Factsheet (AGR 3015) PDF 167 KB
Natural Resources and Biological Diversity Conservation (AGR 3016) PDF 220 KB
Use of Micronutrients in Organic Production (AGR 3017) PDF 176 KB
Wild Crop Production (AGR 3019) PDF 137 KB
Input Materials for Use in Organic Crop Production (AGR 3022) PDF 139 KB
Use of Chlorine in Organic Handling PDF 308 KB
Sourcing Compliant Organic Products PDF 344 KB

Example recordkeeping forms

Name of document Printable form
Buffer Crop Disposition Record PDF 103 KB
Compost Production Record PDF 110 KB
Equipment Cleaning Log PDF 104 KB
Farmers Market Load List or Farm Stand Sales Record PDF 106 KB
Harvest Plan and Record "Pick List" PDF 103 KB
Harvest Record PDF 109 KB
Adjoining Land Use Verification PDF 75 KB
Planting and Harvest Record PDF 121 KB
Crop Rotation Record PDF 115 KB
Seed-saving and Planting-stock Propagation Record PDF 92 KB
Material Record Keeping (AGR 2161) PDF 37 KB
Organic Seed Availability Record (AGR 2261) PDF 24 KB
Confinement and Outdoor Access Restriction Record PDF 254 KB
Livestock Feeding Record PDF 145 KB
Grazing Season Record PDF 132 KB
Livestock Health Record PDF 245 KB
Ruminant Slaughter Verification (AGR 2611) PDF 116 KB

Organic Certification Publications

Name of document Printable form
Seed, Annual Seedling and Planting Stock Guidelines (AGR 3000) PDF 119 KB
Treated Wood Guidelines (AGR 3003) PDF 130 KB
Crop Rotation Guidelines (AGR 3004) PDF 81 KB
Flood Events and Certified Organic Farms (AGR 3005) PDF 131 KB
Guidelines for Producers that Process Value Added Products (AGR 3006) PDF 130 KB
Guidelines for Using Mulches and Weed Barriers (AGR 3007) PDF 148 KB
On Farm Poultry Processing in Organic Production (AGR 3008) PDF 167 KB
Selling Organic Ruminant Slaughter Stock (AGR 3009) PDF 97 KB
Organic GAP Factsheet (AGR 3010) PDF 156 KB
Recordkeeping Requirements (AGR 3011) PDF 122 KB
Business Licensing Requirements (AGR 3012) PDF 159 KB
Manure and Compost Application Timing (AGR 3013) PDF 261 KB
Preventative Practices: Crop Pest, Weed, and Disease (AGR 3014) PDF 160 KB
Water Quality Factsheet (AGR 3015) PDF 167 KB
Natural Resources and Biological Diversity Conservation (AGR 3016) PDF 220 KB
Use of Micronutrients in Organic Production (AGR 3017) PDF 176 KB
Wild Crop Production (AGR 3019) PDF 137 KB
Input Materials for Use in Organic Crop Production (AGR 3022) PDF 139 KB
Organic Certification Brochure (AGR PUB 579) PDF 1.4 MB
Steps to Organic Certification Postcard (AGR PUB 578) PDF 1.8 MB
Frequently Asked Questions about Organic Certification (AGR PUB 586) PDF 1.2 MB

Organic Input Material Registration

New application for organic input material registration

Complete application

Name of Document Printable form
Complete input registration packet Zip 198 KB

Individual forms

Name of Document Fillable Form Printable form
Organic Input Material Registration - Checklist (AGR 2808)   PDF 34 KB
Organic Input Material Registration - New Application (AGR 2289)   PDF 57 KB
Organic Input Manufacturing Facility Information (AGR 2817) Word 42 KB PDF 40 KB
Inspection Authorization Form (AGR 2814)   PDF 46 KB
Prohibited Practices Statement (AGR 2812)   PDF 30 KB
Request for Expedited Evaluation (AGR 2312)   PDF 31 KB

Renewal application for input material registration

The organic input material registration renewal application cannot be completed without your operation's Registered Operation Profile. A unique registered operation profile is generated for each input material registrant annually and sent to you along with the renewal application. Contact us if you need additional copies of the registered operation profile or other renewal forms.

Input Registration Update Forms

Name of document Fillable form Printable form
Input Material Formulation Form (AGR 2820) Word 75 KB  
Material Input Manufacturing Information (AGR 2817) Word 45 KB  
Prohibited Practices Statement (AGR 2812)   PDF 26 KB
Material Inspection Authorization Form (AGR 2814)   PDF 43 KB
New Contact Form Word 29 KB PDF 101 KB